Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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Last Update: 353 PM CST Fri Mar 5 2021

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42NM SSE Galveston TX

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: Light showers and perhaps, a few thunderstorms are expected this evening as a cold front moves through. Gusty north to northeast winds are expected behind the front with seas from 3 to 6 ft possible. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect from midnight Saturday through Saturday afternoon. As surface high pressure departs quickly to the east, however, a quick redevelopment of onshore flow will occur by early Monday. This onshore flow pattern will last well into the upcoming work week.

Tonight
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
Saturday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Sunday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Monday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet.
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Last Update: 353 PM CST Fri Mar 5 2021
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